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Public Health Officials Lift Regional Stay at Home Order for All Regions

Conditions Improving Statewide, Allowing Most Counties to Return to Most Strict (Purple) Tier of Blueprint for a Safer Economy  With Pandemic Far from Over, Californians Urged to Wear Masks, Limit Mixing, Get Vaccinated When Eligible SACRAMENTO – Officials with the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) today ended the Regional Stay at Home Order, lifting […]

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Resorts’ pandemic protection still paramount

By George Leposky, editor, TimeSharing Today “It ain’t over till it’s over.” – Yogi Berra Timeshare resorts and their owners and guests need to maintain the pandemic protocols they put in place last year as the COVID-19 virus spread.  Despite the U.S. government’s emergency use authorization of vaccines to prevent this virulent infection, the pandemic […]

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Wyndham Destinations Acquires Travel + Leisure Brand from Meredith Corporation in Strategic Alliance; Wyndham Destinations to Be Renamed Travel + Leisure Co.

Leading leisure travel company has acquired the iconic, trusted travel brand to accelerate its strategic plan to broaden reach with launch of new travel …

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DOT’s new rule leaves consumers more vulnerable to unfair and deceptive airline industry practices

WASHINGTON, D.C. – A new rule issued late last Friday during a holiday weekend by the U.S. Department of Transportation will make it more difficult[…]

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Travel Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow

By Linda Reid On March 7th, just three weeks ago, I wrote an article entitled “Virus prompts change in plans.” Now it’s March 28th. In that short window of time, unimaginable changes have taken place throughout the U.S. and the world. I suggested assessing travel plans by weighing risk vs. benefit in making decisions whether […]

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Scammers are taking advantage of fears surrounding the Coronavirus

Avoid Coronavirus Scams Here are some tips to help you keep the scammers at bay: Hang up on robocalls. Don’t press any numbers. Scammers are using illegal robocalls to pitch everything from scam Coronavirus treatments to work-at-home schemes. The recording might say that pressing a number will let you speak to a live operator or remove you […]

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Pandemic: History repeating itself

By Evan Wechman Many experts see the Spanish Flu of 1918 as the last time U.S. citizens engaged in massive self-quarantines and social distancing prior to this year’s terrible outbreak of the Coronavirus. Though in 1918, the strain of influenza that caused a global pandemic often was referred to as the “Spanish Flu,” the virus […]

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Treat your toilets well during pandemic

Whether your resort is officially open or closed during the COVID-19 pandemic, you probably have some people around, and what they flush down the toilets could add to your woes.  The pandemic announcement initially caused a run on toilet paper in many locations, prompting shortages and the use of facial tissues, flushable wipes, napkins, newspapers, […]

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Vacation and business travelers prefer the benefits of condo-style travel

Resort properties including hotel chains and timeshare resorts have found growing appeal among families, active seniors, and business travelers. Travelers want more space than the basic hotel room. A new platform, Suite Vacations, is now helping to serve this expanding market.   SuiteVacations.com is the place to find great new travel destinations, and the best places […]

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Maintaining and Enhancing Older Timeshare Resorts

With proper planning to maintain and enhance an aging physical plant, legacy resorts can retain their appeal and not just survive – but actually thrive. This was the focus of an educational panel featured at the spring 2019 Timeshare Board Members Association conference held in Providence, RI. The panelists were Paula DiPaola, board president at Magic Tree Resort; […]

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